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HW Test Engineer 1 - Audio
Ref No.: 18-01396
Location: Redmond, Washington
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 02/21/2018
Title: HW Test Engineer 1 - Audio
Location: Redmond, WA
Duration: 18 Months

Job Description:
As part of the Surface design verification team, we are looking for a candidate who will be responsible for audio testing across several product lines. Typical work areas include electrical verification of codecs and amplifiers to ensure performance is maintained in all scenarios and acoustic verification of speakers and microphones.

Activities include:
• Executing acoustic tests in a lab environment using industry standard audio analyzers and anechoic chambers;
• Support testing analog and digital audio electrical signals;
• Support testing of acoustic components and their integration into the system
• Support Audio power supply characterization
• Understanding of Audio test signal and the ability to interpret test results and make recommendation for follow up testing
• Ability to root cause audio failures and provide documentation of experiments

Minimum Requirements:
• 3 - 5 years' experience in electro acoustic system design/Testing
• Experience with Board level testing.
• Experience with micro speaker and digital microphone
• Familiarity with electrical test equipment, including oscilloscopes, power supplies, DC electronic loads, multi-meters, etc
• Familiarity with audio test equipment, Audio precision, Head Acoustics, B&K

Additional Preferred Qualifications:
• Theoretical and practical knowledge of psycho-acoustics and speech quality metrics
• Experience with high volume manufacturing testing of the audio subsystem
• Experience with Skype Certification
• Experience with audio test SW such as ACQUA and Artemis
• knowledge of Windows operating systems
• knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel